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Part Two The Mississippi Constitution and Commentary, Article X

From: The Mississippi State Constitution (2nd Edition)

John W. Winkle III

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 June 2021

In 1990, voters repealed this section prohibiting the lease of penitentiary convicts for outside work. See the commentary following section 226. The legislature may authorize the employment under state supervision and the proper officers and employees of the state, of convicts on public roads or other public works, or by any levee board on any public levees, under such provisions and restrictions as it may from time to time see proper to impose; but said convicts shall not be let or hired to any contractors under said board, nor shall the working of the convicts...
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